On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 16:00, Nitika <ntan...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > I'll be more than happy to formulate a plan/proposal for this. > > Pragyaan 12: http://www.pragyan.org/12/home/ is running through > 23rd-26th Feb that means we have enough time to organise this well. Going > through the website I feel that they'll have different events running > simultaneously on all 4 days and don't not have provisions for stalls. But > please correct me if Im wrong. > > They did have stalls last time I think, but don't know about this time, gotta check with Srikanth.
> Here is what I propose: > > 1. Organise at least 8 Wiki sessions during these 4 days. We can keep the > morning sessions in English and every evening we can conduct in Tamil. > Doing 2 sessions every day will mean that the participants can pick and > choose the date and time according to their own convenience. This might > lead to more people attending the session. > IMO, we don't need to do it for all the 4 days. 2 days with high participation might be better than 4 days with moderate participation. Again, this is my opinion. > 2. We should organise Editathons everyday where participants who have > already attended wiki sessions during the day can join in. It's important > for newbies to experience and practice editing before they fall in love > with Wikipedia and Editathons can provide them such a platform. :) > That's great! We can throw one morning for a Commons event probably? Just a thought. > 3. I personally really like the idea of Trivia sessions. It keeps the > participants enthusiastic and interested. > 4. How about using this tech fest as a platform to get interested people > kick off a Wikipedia Club? > 5. How about inviting the participants to join in the Tamil Wiki Media > Contest? > In fact the Tamil Wikimedia contest will be ending on the 28th if I'm not wrong. Its a great platform to publicize it. > > Participating in an event as big as this one will definitely need more > volunteers. Could I please request more people from Chennai, Coimbatore, > Bangalore, Kerala to raise hands if they'd like to volunteer on ground for > this event. > > More ideas/suggestions are welcome. > > Thanks > Nitika > > On 19-Jan-2012, at 2:59 PM, Swaroop Rao wrote: > > > > > > I just got this mail from Rsrikanth05, who is handling an event at NIT > Trichy. He has some important things to note about the event, awaiting some > replies and help! > > Swaroop Rao > (MikeLynch <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:MikeLynch>) > > > > > > ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > From: Srikanth Ramakrishnan <rsrikant...@gmail.com> > Date: Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 21:17 > Subject: Pragyaan 12 - NIT Trichy > To: Swaroop Rao <swaroop...@wikimedia.in> > > > Forward this to the list and the Chapter, we need a plan ASAP. > > I spoke to Saagar today. > Here are the main issues: > Plan: We need a plan of action, and we need it fast. > I was asked if this was a contest or a workshop, to which I stated that it > was a Workshop. > > Here are the key points we discussed: > > 1> Date/Day/Schedule: The event is spread over four days, and is jam > packed. We need to schedule it properly, and get a follow up mechanism in > place. > 2> ISO certification: Pragyaan is the fourth Technical fest in India to > get ISO certification. Because of this, the organisers, have to sign an MoU > with the organiser/promoter of each individual event. I believe the chapter > needs to do something about this. The main purpose of this is to show that > the event is taking place and to promote it. > 3> Swags: I was suggested that we have a small trivia session thru the > session and give out same Laptop stickers/tees/etc. > 4> Accommodation: This is really tight. We need to inform the number of > participants beforehand to make sure that we can get accommodation. > > > I know Bala won't be able to make it. What about other Community members - > Chennai, Coimbatore, Salem, Bangalore, Kerala? > > Do remember, this is NIT Trichy. A BIG event. I believe Tinu and Logic had > done something at NITT earlier. Hoping that they would do it this time as > well. > > Hoping for a response soon. > > -- > Regards, > Srikanth Ramakrishnan, > Sathyamangalam-Gobichettipalayam Star Gazers, Coimbatore. > HA! I scored 72.9% in my first semester, after scoring 38% in my 12th. > Ab bolo, kaun kiska baap. > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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